Macron says he appreciates Biden is “part of the club and very willing to cooperate” after their meeting

After their G7 meeting, French President Emmanuel Macron praised U.S. President Biden as “part of the club.

“We have to deal with this pandemic, and the Covid-19. We have to face a lot of challenges, a lot of crises, climate change, and for all these issues, what we need is cooperation, and I think it’s great to have a US President part of the club and very willing to cooperate,” Macron said.

“I think that what you demonstrate is that leadership is partnership, and we do appreciate,” he added.

Meanwhile a White House Statement declared “President Biden expressed his appreciation for France’s leadership on climate issues through the Paris Agreement, and both leaders underscored their dedication to achieve ambitious outcomes at the COP26 Summit in Glasgow in November.”

“President Biden and President Macron discussed our work to strengthen and modernize NATO, and our close cooperation on counter terrorism cooperation, including in the Sahel, and other shared foreign policy priorities such as China and Russia,” the statement added.

WATCH: